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Comment Re:It seemed too good to be true... (Score 5, Funny) 483 483

That "naughty" comment has me imagining the different OS makers as hollywood highschool boyfriends now.

Microsoft: Football jock from a rich family. Has problems playing nice with those outside his little world and expects periodic gifts from you. But he does have a nice car and all the cool toys, plus his family just invited you to the bahamas for vacation.

Apple: Eccentric artist. Cute, paints, writes poetry, and can act. But has a HUGE ego due to loyal groupies. Expects you to pay for everything on dates.

Google: Reporter for the school newspaper. Nice guy, gets on well with others. Gives you lots of gifts, though some are not very well thought out. Constantly taking pictures of you, including some you really shouldn't have agreed to.

Comment Re:Or let us keep our hard-earned money (Score -1, Flamebait) 571 571

Because if they do that the people of the red states won't pay for things like roads and schools, just cool things like NASCAR and shotguns.

Unrelated, does anyone know where I can get enough oil to deep fry a Boeing 747? Thanksgiving is just 4 months away.

Comment Re:Title condradicts summary (Score 2) 143 143

Evilly forced. They're going against the natural order, as defined by Intel's compiler.
Intel has gone to great lengths to keep AMD as slow and uncompetitive as possible. Obviously there must be some greater good reason, like demonic invasion or zombie apocalypse.

Comment Re:Yep, keep searching (Score 1) 434 434

As I said, this is going to be the new Birth Certificate.
It doesn't matter to him what the legalities are. Notice he already declared her guilty despite the fact they haven't even started an official inquiry to see if there is any laws that might have been broken, let alone brought charges.

Over a dozen rep. candidates, a multi-billionaire running independent because the GOP kicked him out for being too wacko, and the main dem. candidate has now two Birth Certificate issues for her opponents to repeat in lieu of actual talking points.
2016 is going to be horrible.

Comment Re:11 rear enders (Score 1) 549 549

I doubt tattletale functionality will be added to driverless systems. Atleast one that tells the cops when someone drives badly.
Dashcam recordings for accident purposes, from the involved vehicles, is a given.

Maybe they would do it if the system can detect a "how is my driving?" sticker on the back of a commercial vehicle. But I suspect that would be more geared toward advertising to the transport company.

FORTRAN is for pipe stress freaks and crystallography weenies.